The road half traveled

agricultural market reform in Sub-Saharan Africa

This brief reviews the extensive evidence on agricultural market reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa and summarizes the impact reforms have had on market performance, agricultural production, use of modern inputs, and poverty. It offers eight recommendations for completing the reform process and developing a new agenda for agricultural markets in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Author: 
Kherallah, Mylene
Delgado, Christopher L.
Gabre-Madhin, Eleni Z.
Minot, Nicholas
Johnson, Michael
Published date: 
2000
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Series number: 
2
PDF file: 
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